Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology

  • SPA students gather therapy materials.
  • Two speech pathology students in a therapy session.
  • Audiology faculty and student perform tympanometry.
  • Audiology students in class.
  • Two speech pathology students in therapy session.
  • Speech pathology student performing APD therapy.

"The mission of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is to provide undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs that challenge the student to achieve the highest standards of academic learning, scientific inquiry and clinical excellence."

 

OPEN HOUSE INFORMATION

November 3, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

April 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The USA Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology has scheduled several Open Houses during the 2017 – 2018 academic year. Prospective graduate students are encouraged to attend these events. Information regarding the graduate programs (AuD, MSSLP, and PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders) and the admissions process and criteria will be available. Faculty and students will be on-hand to answer questions. Tours of the department and clinic will be provided.

To RSVP: spagradadmissions@southalabama.edu 
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The Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology at the University of South Alabama offers the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Doctor of Audiology (AuD), Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP), and Bachelor of Science (BS) in Speech and Hearing Sciences degree programs. Two departmental degree programs, the AuD and MSSLP, are accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Additionally, the department operates an active clinic, the USA Speech and Hearing Center, that serves as a referral site for the Gulf Coast and southern Alabama regions. Learn more about Mobile and the Gulf Coast area by clicking here.

Please browse this site to find information regarding our programs, facilities, faculty, and research. If you would like more information please feel free to Contact Us.


MSSLP and AuD Student Outcomes Data

Below are the employment rate, Praxis Exam pass rate, and the program completion rate outcomes for the past 5 years. Our graduates from both programs continue to find employment in varied settings including outpatient medical facilities, hospitals, government agencies, public and private schools, outpatient rehabilitation facilities, and private practice.

Employment Rates

  Speech Pathology Audiology
Period Percentage Percentage
2017 100% (20/20) 91% (10/11)
2016 100% (20/20) 100% (9/9)
2015 100% (20/20) 100% (10/10)
2014 100% (22/22) 100% (7/7)
2013 100% (21/21) 100% (5/5)

Praxis II Exam (National Certification Exam) Pass Rates

  Speech Pathology Audiology
Period Percentage Percentage
2017 100% (20/20) 91% (10/11)
2016 100% (20/20) 100% (9/9)
2015 100% (20/20) 100% (10/10)
2014 100% (22/22) 100% (7/7)
2013 100% (21/21) 100% (5/5)

Program Completion Rates

  Speech Pathology Audiology
Period Percentage Percentage
2017 100% (20/20) 100% (11/11)
2016 100% (20/20) 100% (9/9)
2015 100% (20/20) 91% (10/11)
2014 100% (22/22) 88% (7/8)
2013 95% (21/22) 83% (5/6)
 

Frequently Asked Questions

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